How to Install Epoxy Resin Flooring

There are some amazing things that you can do with epoxy resin flooring. In this article, we’ll take a look at installation and maintenance techniques, as well as some of the main safety features and a few of the ways in which you can use it to enhance your overall décor. After reading this article, you should be able to decide if resin flooring is the right way for you to go.

Installing and Maintaining an Epoxy Resin Floor
Installation is straightforward but you must pay special attention to preparing the surface – that is the most important step. Be sure the floor is as clean as you can make it. Start with a thorough sweeping followed by vacuuming. Then mop the area with a water and vinegar solution. Wait 24 hours for it to dry before applying the epoxy. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for mixing. Then, working in small square areas begin to roll the epoxy onto the floor.

One of the best things about installing a resin floor is that it can be ready for use very quickly after installation. Typically, it is ready for foot traffic after only 24 hours of curing. This means that after installation, your operation will be quickly up and running. If you are also doing multiple layers for your décor, you’ll want to be sure to allow additional time for curing. And full cure is usually between 7-10 days, so be sure to take into account how much time you’ll need in your particular setting.

Since epoxy resin floor paint is waterproof and chemical proof, maintaining it is a breeze. And it is crack resistant as well, so there is little chance of developing pockets of unsightly dirt build-up. Plus it is also dust repellant, which means that there will be less to clean up in the first place. The only maintenance tasks you should have to perform is an occasional cleaning.

Safety Features
Because this flooring is crack resistant, you’ll have fewer safety issues to worry about, since cracks and floor unevenness are a prime cause of slips and falls. Additionally, resin flooring is by nature non-slip, which will further reduce the likelihood of tumbles. And it is self-leveling, which will assist with the evenness of your floor.

Ways to Enhance Your Décor with Resin Flooring
One of the very best features of some epoxy resin floorings is the fact that it can be both transparent and opaque, and can be applied in multiple layers with differing opacities. This means that you can have various different layers of artistic expression when you lay your floor.

Custom designs can run the gamut from a simple pattern in the flooring, to text, to a full artistic rendering by an artist, depending on your budget and imagination. You can also apply it over the top of another material such as concrete that has had a textured surface, allowing you to have the appearance of texture while still having a smooth and level flooring surface.

As you can see, the ease of installation and maintenance, along with the built-in safety features and varied options for enhancing the design motif of your space make choosing epoxy resin flooring a very attractive way to go.

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